Facilities for pet adoption is available in Arlington. This refers to adoptiong a stray or a rescue animal as a pet. The animal can be a dog, cat, or more exotic pets. They may be strays, mixed breeds or purebreds. Adoption of a pet can carry a small fee. You can pick and choose the animal you want to adopt. Having a pet can be a wonderful experience, with plenty of love and companionship. Of course, you must choose a pet you're comfortable caring for, and whose personality can match yours and your family's needs. Arlington has chapters for one or more pet adoption societies. About 6-8 million cats and dogs enter shelters each year in the country, it should not be very difficult for you to find a pet from there that you can love!